PD Dr. Jen-How Huang

Assistant lecturer (FG Alewell)
Office 111

Bernoullistrasse 30
4056 Basel


Current Research Areas

  • Biological Driven Environmental Processes
  • Sorption, Redox and Methylation Reactions
  • Microbe-Mineral-Metal Interaction
  • Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements at the Catchment and Global Scale
  • Chemical Speciation in Environmental Matrices and Compartments
  • Spectroscopic Speciation of Trace Elements at the Molecular Scale
  • Modelling Biogeochemical Processes
  • Food and Chemical Toxicology
  • Waste Management and Landfill Processes
  • Bioaccumulation and Biotransformation
  • Bioremediation and Biotechnology
  • Isotope Fractionation


Latest Publications

Huang J-H*, Paul S, Mayer S, Moradpour E, Hasselbach R, Gieré R, Alewell C (2017) Metal biogeochemistry in constructed wetlands based on fluviatile sand and zeolite- and clinopyroxene-dominated lava sand. Scientific Reports, in press.

Huang J-H* (2017) Impact of competitive adsorption on microbial arsenate reduction at the water-goethite interface. Applied Geochemistry, in press.

Xu Y-H, Huang J-H*, Brandl H (2017) An optimised sequential extraction scheme for evaluation of vanadium mobility in soils. Journal of Environmental Science, 53: 173-183.

Jia B, Tang Y*, Yang B, Huang J-H (2017) A study on historical and seasonal dynamics of phosphorus mobility in Sancha Lake, Sichuan of Southwestern China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 189: 16.

Huang J-H* (2016) Arsenic trophodynamics along the food chains/webs of different ecosystems: a review. Chemistry and Ecology 32: 803-828.

Jia B, Tang Y, Tian L, Franz L, Alewell C, Huang J-H* (2015) Impact of fish farming on phosphorus in reservoir sediments. Scientific Reports 5: 16617.

Huang, Jen-How; Huang, Fang; Evans, Les; Glasauer, Susan: Vanadium: Global (bio)geochemistry, Chemical Geology 417, 68-89, 2015.

Tian, Li-Yan; Yang, Jin-Yan; Huang, Jen-How: Uptake and speciation of vanadium in the rhizosphere soils of rape (Brassica juncea L.), Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22, 9215-23, 2015.

Wu, Fei; Qin, Tian; Li, Xuefang; Liu, Yun; Huang, Jen-How; Wu, Zhongqing; Huang, Fang: First-principles investigation of vanadium isotope fractionation in solution and during adsorption, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 426, 216-224, 2015.

Brackhage, Carsten; Huang, Jen-How; Schaller, Jörg; Elzinga, Evert J; Dudel, E Gert: Readily available phosphorous and nitrogen counteract for arsenic uptake in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), Scientific reports 4, 4944, 2014.

Chen, Bin; Corns, Warren T.; Stockwell, Peter B.; Huang, Jen-How: An accurate fast screening for total and inorganic arsenic in rice grain using hydride generation atomic fluorescence spectrometry (HG-AFS), Analytical methods 6, 7554-7558, 2014.

Huang, Jen-How: Impact of microorganisms on arsenic biogeochemistry : a review, Water, air and soil pollution 225, 1548, 2014.

Tian, Liyan; Yang, Jinyan; Alewell, Christine; Huang, Jen-How: Speciation of vanadium in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa L.) and soils in response to different levels of vanadium in soils and cabbage growth, Chemosphere 111, 89-95, 2014

Yang, J; Huang, L; Tang, Y; Huang, Jen-How: Leaching characteristics of heavy metals in soils and mine tailings near a vanadium titanomagnetite mining site, Huanjing-huaxue 33, 440-446, 2014.

Yang, Jinyan; Huang, Jen-How; Lazzaro, Anna; Tang, Ya; Zeyer, Josef: The response of soil enzyme activity and microbial community in vanadium loaded soil, Water, air and soil pollution 225, 2012, 2014.

Yang, Jinyan; Tang, Ya; Yang, Kai; Rouff, Ashaki A; Elzinga, Evert J; Huang, Jen-How: Leaching characteristics of vanadium in mine tailings and soils near a vanadium titanomagnetite mining site, Journal of hazardous materials 264, 498-504, 2014.

PD Dr. Jen-How Huang

Lehrbeauftragter (Botanik und Ökologie)


Departement Umweltwissenschaften
Bernoullistrasse 32
4056 Basel

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (FG Alewell)


Bernoullistrasse 30/32
4056 Basel